At this year’s SIHH Rebecca Anne Proctor speaks with Montblanc CEO Jerome Lambert about the brand’s novelties for 2015, the importance of value and how to keep running the marathon of fine watchmaking.
- NAME Rebecca Anne Proctor
- BIO Rebecca moved to the United Arab Emirates from Paris to work for an art gallery at the Emirates Palace hotel. Her dream was to take part in the tremendous development of the arts in the United Arab Emirates as well as explore the burgeoning world of fashion and luxury goods in the region. In Dubai Rebecca specializes in the Arab art scene as well as regularly attends the region's foremost fashion and luxury events. She also has a knack for discovering the finest dining experience's Dubai and Abu Dhabi have to offer. In her spare time, Rebecca attends Yoga and dance classes in Dubai Marina and enjoys curling up with her favorite book and a scented Diptyque candle.
Artcles By Rebecca Anne Proctor
Under the patronage and in the presence of HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, Wife of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the Cartier International Dubai Polo Challenge was held at Desert Palm Resort & Polo Club on Saturday, 21 February.
The year of 2015 celebrates Christie’s 55 years of stand-alone watch sales. The international department’s first sale of the year will be in Dubai, when Christie’s will offer 185 watches. This is the largest offering of any watch sale in the Middle East and will take place on the night of 19 March at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel. Amongst the selected lots features a Patek Philippe – ref 5104 – with an estimate of $450,000-650,000, which is the most valuable estimate ever put against a watch offered in Dubai.
Lebanese designer Nada Debs will be exhibiting a retrospective of her 10 years worth of craft and contemporary design at Design Days Dubai from 16-20 March 2015.
Dubai’s close proximity to India and large Indian community, which according to some sources comprises almost half of the UAE’s population, means that visitor’s can easily find a wealth of Indian cultural influences within the country – one of which is undoubtedly, food. Indian restaurants can be found throughout Dubai. But give yourself a night out at one of these five restaurants in order to get your spice fix at the best places in town.